Guided Tour

Arts of Japan

The collection of Asian art at the Metropolitan is the largest and most comprehensive in the West. This tour presents an introduction to the Museum's full range of Japanese art, from the Neolithic to the modern. Highlights include Buddhist and Shinto ritual objects, secular art in a wide variety of media, screens, prints, and paintings. Textiles and prints rotate every four months and paintings every six months.

Free with Museum admission

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Teens Take the Met

Take over the Met for the night! Drop in for teen-only activities across the Museum, organized by over fifty NYC cultural and community organizations.

Free Programs for Adults

Download the current Free Programs for Adults brochure (PDF), which includes gallery talks, exhibition tours, lectures, Sunday at the Met events, and art-making programs. You can also find up-to-date program listings on our online calendar.

Friday Evening Gallery Events

Bring your friends and chart your own course through the galleries as you participate in activities that connect you with works of art.